Ronnell A. Wheeler received his B.A. in Theatre from Hamline University and M.F.A. in Dramatic Writing from Carnegie Mellon University, School of Drama. His full-length, Flying in Mud, received a workshop production at Carnegie Mellon School of Drama as part of the 2009 Winter New Plays Festival. His full-length,Oppenheimer’s Purgatory, one-act, Eulogy of Love, and ten-minute, White Tree, have also received workshop readings at Carnegie Mellon School of Drama. In 2012, his ten-minute play, Gleaning, received a reading in Penumbra Theater’s Sankofa reading series. His other full-length work includes The Sons of Robert Johnson and Froggy Bottoms.